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  • 01:44

    African Slaves and Native American Masters - A Little Known Fact of History

    in Culture

    TONIGHT:  Listen to the archived show.  Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, April, 1st, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep.  We’ll discuss “A Little Known Fact of History: African Slaves and Native American Masters”.  Call in with your Questions/Comments and listen LIVE at 914-338-1375 or listen online at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/04/03/african-slaves-and-native-american-masters--a-little-known-fact-of-history or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.


     


    1) “A Little Known Fact of History: African Slaves and Native American Masters”.   2) We’ll also discuss some of the history of Seneca Village in New York.  3) This date in African American History.


     


    DETROIT: FREE EVENT - Sun. April 5th - The African History Network Lecture Series presents a Double Presentation “EMPIRE Strikes Black: Propaganda of The Media” & “Malcolm X: 50 Years Later, Why Is He Still Relevant?” by Michael Imhotep host of The African History Network Show & The Michael Imhotep Show.  Sunday, April, 5th, 2015, 1:00pm - 6:00pm at Nandi’s Knowledge Café, 12511 Woodward Ave. Highland Park, MI (4 blocks South of Davison Fwy Between Glendale & Highland) (313) 462-0003 or (313) 865-1288 or visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/799992233403714/ or www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.   Watch video here: http://youtu.be/ZoHLYe84xq4

  • 01:28

    5 Native American Nations That Owned African Slaves

    in History

    Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, March, 12th, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST (5:00pm-7:00pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep.  Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.  We’ll discuss “5 Native American Nations That Owned African Slaves”.  Also we’ll air our interview with April Taylor of YourBlackWorld.com talking about hot topics including Ferguson, MO and Selma.


     


    Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.   Listen to the show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/02/27/tiara-williams-of-the-reel-network-interview--hot-topics or by phone LIVE at (914) 338-1375 or visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. Call in with your Questions/Comments at (914) 338-1375.

  • 01:48

    The Documentary Light Girls & Colorism in The African American Community

    in Culture

    Listen to The African History Network Show, Thursday, Jan. 22nd, 8:00pm-10:00pm EST with host Michael Imhotep.  We’ll discuss the documentary “Light Girls” & Colorism in The African American Community and much more.  Call in with your Questions/Comments at 914-338-1375.


    1) Florida police use images of Black Men for Target Practice.  What do you think about this?  2) We’ll discuss President Obama’s State of The Union Address. Did he say what you wanted to hear? 3)  Did you see the documentary “Light Girls” Monday night on OWN? What did you think of the documentary and “colorism” in the African American community?  4)  We’ll play excerpts of Michael Imhotep’s presentation “The Distortion of The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: The Revolutionary Will Not Be Televised”.   Listen to the show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/01/23/the-documentary-light-girls-colorism-in-the-african-american-community or by phone LIVE at (914) 338-1375 or visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com. Call in with your Questions/Comments at (914) 338-1375.
     

  • “Can African American Entertainers Be Effective Activists?”

    in Culture

    TONIGHT: Listen to The African History Network Show Thursday, Jan. 8th, 8:00pm-11:00pm EST with host Michael Imhotep. “Can African American Entertainers Be Effective Activists?”  Nicki Minaj recently did an interview explaining why some African American entertainers don’t speak out on our issues.  We’ll discuss this and more on tonight’s show.  Call in with your questions at (914) 338-1375.
     


    1) Phylicia Rashad (Claire Huxtable on “The Cosby Show”), did an interview with ABC World News on Wednesday clarifying a statement regarding the Bill Cosby scandal. I never said “forget those women”.  2) In Colorado, a bomb went off outside of NAACP office.  3) Asar Gray of G & G Associates will discuss Tax Tips for the 2015 Tax Season.  4) The movie “Selma” is drawing critical acclaim and also criticism for its portrayal of Pres. Lyndon Johnson.  Former Ambassador Andrew Young recently did an interview to set the record straight.  5) Michael Imhotep’s latest presentation is on the history of “Black Wall Street” in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We’ll share an excerpt of it on tonight’s show.  6) This date in African American History and Dr. George Washington Carver.


     


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  • 00:31

    African-American Leaders A-Z- By Dr. Andrea Berry

    in Spirituality

    Dr. Berry currently serves as an instructional Supervisor of Equity, Diversity, Special Programs, and English Language Learners on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Dr. Berry-Opher is an educator with 19 years of experience in a variety of capacities such as teacher, assistant principal, principal, district level supervisor, adjunct college professor, presenter, etc.


    Dr. Berry is a proven collaborative administrator who demonstrates expertise in empowering teaching staffs, successful implementation of professional learning communities through book studies and action research, influencing cultural diversity awareness, and providing high quality teacher professional development. 


    In the journey of life, Dr. Berry strives to make educating youth a smooth process. She advocates, mentors, collaborates, celebrates and works tirelessly to help what one of her mentors calls, “Our Most Valuable Resource, CHILDREN.”


    A vital stitch in the education of a child is their knowledge base about heritage. Although we pay tribute to African American History in the month of February, it is imperative for students to see the impact role models of color have on their daily life and existence year round. Providing exposure to the unsung African American leaders in our country is the ultimate educational gift to children and my humble attempt to recognize greatness in the African American community.

  • 01:56

    The End of The African American?

    in Politics

    THE END OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN?


    For most of our existence in America, the nation has needed us—for free labor, for cheap labor, for scapegoating and for the raping of our culture.


    But America has co-opted Black Culture to the point where it is currently packaging what it deems to be Black Culture and selling it back to us. It has other cultures to use for cheap labor and, of course, we are still scapegoats.


    There is no reason for us to exist.


    We have been so diminished that we don't want to live around us and many of us think the worst of us.


    With no real need for us to exist, it is quite possible that the African American will diminish into irrelevance.


    Listen to The Bridge Radio tomorrow at 4pm Pacific as we discuss the future of African Americans. Join Award-Winning Author Darryl James and co-hosts Tracy Powell, Dr. John Hamilton, Marcus D. LeGall III and DJ Gates on one of the most intellectually stimulating shows on radio.


    Tune in each Sunday at 4PM Pacific Time for "The Bridge," a smarter radio show.


    Call in and add your view! (347) 857-2846 to listen LIVE and/or comment!

  • 02:03

    AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS: ARE THEY SHAMING THEIR ANCESTORS

    in Spirituality

    Aboru Aboye! Please call 347-850-1533 tonight (Sunday, April 19, 2015) at 8:pm to listen to or comment on this espisode of TRUE TALKS WITH OFAE OFAE entitled AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS: ARE THEY SHAMING THEIR ANCESTORS


    ARE AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS WHO ARE COMING INTO AFRICAN SPIRITUALITY, ASHAMED OF THEIR AFRICAN ANCESTORS?


    ARE THE MAJORITY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE YOUTHS GETTING INTO AFRICAN SPIRITUALITY SOLEY AS A MODE OF PROTECTION OR COVER FOR WRONG DOING?


    DO YOU THINK THAT AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS ARE BEING TAKEN FOR A RIDE IN THE ORISA AND IFA LIFE BECAUSE OF LACK OF KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THEIR ANCESTORS' AFRICAN SPIRITUAL ROOTS?


    IN WHAT WAYS ARE AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS SHAMING THEIR ANCESTORS?


    ARE THE PARENTS TO BLAME FOR THEIR SHAMEFUL ACTS, YES OR NO AND WHY?


    ARE AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS TOO CAUGHT UP IN THE FAST LIFE TO TAKE TIME TO HONOR THEIR ANCESTORS AND TO BECOME REAL FUNCTIONING INITIATES AND PRIEST OF ORISHA AND IFA?


    WHAT CAN AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTHS DO TO MAKE THEIR ANCESTORS PROUD?


     


     

  • 01:06

    The Future of the African American Child

    in Youth

    Dr. Willie J. Kimmons was born in Henando, Misssissippi, raised in Memphis, Tennessee he received an athletic scholarship to attend Lincoln University. Dr. Kimmons has served at every level in higher education teaching: College Professor at several well known universities, classroom teacher, dean, vice president, president and Chancellor.  He is currently serving as an Educational Consultant for Pre-K-16 schools, author of five (5) books and an motivational speaker as well.


    Bishop Roger H. Phillips, Sr. PhD. has worked for 15 years climbing to the position of Executive Vice President servicing Fortune 500 companies, entertainment celebrities, politicians, community based organizations and churches. After a 15yr career in automotive Sales and Finance management he retired in the Daytona area.  He maintains an active schedule of teaching, preaching and promoting ecclesiastical, civil and pastoral studies. He lectures and speaks at church conferences, revivals and up until his relocation to the Daytona Beach area, served as a Professor at the Chicago Baptist Bible Institute College in Chicago, Illinois. While there he lectured and instructed classes in Biblical Studies.


    Tyrone Davis graduated from University of Houston in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science, Sociology and Psychology. He received both an academic and athletic scholarships, he was Academic All-American in high; and star football player at Iowa State University and University of Houston. He is an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc where he serves as chapter Chaplin and Chairman of their mentoring program. He is married to Dr. Shannon Davis and a father of three. He is currently employed with the City of Houston Municipals Department.

  • 02:01

    American White History Month - South African Series

    in Politics Conservative

    Join American White History Month this Thursday 5th March, 2015 with host Karin Smith and two great guests.


    Cuan Elgin "A True Story of South Africa - BULALA".  


    Deeply researched, the Scottish-Irish-descended South African-born author travelled over 15,500 miles [25,000 km.] across South Africa to every historical site mentioned in the narrative, in his first-hand investigative research. You will learn, laugh, and cry—but more importantly, understand the actual events which transpired in this controversial, southern-most African nation, without the bias of the media or the pressured slant of special-interest groups. 


    Joining us will be Don Deon  - 


    I started the Southern African Commonwealth (Bondstaat) initiative which aims to reconnect all Southern Africa’s diverse people with their heritage and culture and traditions.  The first step in this for the Afrikaner people was to setup the SAUK Nuus news website and facebook page. This is vital to give the people their identity back and also crucial in the fight against all the forms of genocide.


    I am fighting for TRUE diversity, TRUE multiculturism and True Independence in South Africa for the minorities, and worldwide...


    This will be a very informative and entertaining show - so dial in, call in - we look forward to hearing from you


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     


     

  • 01:01

    What is a Role Model? Five Qualities that Matter to Teens

    in Social Networking

    When teens speak, do people listen?


    Natalie, age 18, described her role model as a person with “a clear sense of what is important to her, putting forth the effort to improve and create things that will make a difference.” When Samira, also 18, feels “lazy, tired, or just plain annoyed,” she thinks of her role model and “is motivated to start working again.”


    Natalie and Samira were part of my research study on how young people develop the skills, abilities, and motivation to become engaged citizens. They and 42 other college students recalled stories of their childhoods and adolescence and the kind of people who inspired them.


    Role models come into young people’s lives in a variety of ways. They are educators, civic leaders, mothers, fathers, clergy, peers, and ordinary people encountered in everyday life. This study showed that being a role model is not constrained to those with fancy titles or personal wealth.  In fact, students were quick to state that “a true role model is not the person with the best job title, the most responsibility, or the greatest fame to his or her name.” Anyone can inspire a child to achieve their potential in life.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This program will feature our regular PANW reports on developments in Burundi, Egypt, Greece and the latest corruption scandals within the global financial industry. In the second hour we focus on the transition of legendary blues artist Riley B. King, popularly known as B.B. King, and his contributions to African American and world culture. King passed away on May 15 and has been eulogized around the United States and the globe. The final hour presents an interview with Abayomi Azikiwe over Leid Stories which took place on May 6. Azikiwe provides an update on political developments in the city of Detroit.